New 3D Printing File Format Released Ann R. Thryft 5/11/2015 Post a comment Microsoft, HP, Dassault, and other industry heavyweights in 3D printing have launched a new 3DP file format, 3MF. The consortium says the spec will more fully describe a 3D model and will be interoperable with multiple applications, platforms, services, and printers.
Apple Ticks Up Sales Record Rick Merritt 4/28/2015 Post a comment Apple reported record sales for its second quarter but said its new smartwatch has lower than average profits and forecast a seasonally down June quarter.
8 Views of Security from RSA Rick Merritt 4/24/2015 Post a comment Security was in focus at RSA Conference with top cryptographers, the Secretary of Homeland Security and others sharing views on everything from IoT to policy.
The Changing Face of Computer Storage Jim O'Reilly 4/23/2015 (1) comment For the logistics chain, both upstream of the drive and array makers, and downstream in channels of distribution of their products, the newest storage innovations will change how things are done.
Top 10 3D Printing Projects on Kickstarter Hailey Lynne McKeefry 4/20/2015 (1) comment No one argues that 3D printing is poised to change the electronics industry and its supply chain. The popularity of these projects on Kickstarter are just one measure of just how hot the market is.
Moore's Law: Dead or Alive R. Colin Johnson 4/18/2015 Post a comment Moore's law is still alive and kicking after 50 years, but here are the technologies that are busting and boosting it in the 21st century.
Moore from the Archives Susan Rambo 4/17/2015 Post a comment Moore's law at age 50 continues to be viable but for how long? Here's a look into EE Time's archives, including a link to what Gordon Moore thought of his own law's chances for longevity.
Chemical Labeling Simplified Hailey Lynne McKeefry 4/10/2015 Post a comment OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) criteria or Globally Harmonized System (GHS) come into effect on June 1, so it's time to learn about the basics of the labelling rules.
Industrial IoT Drives Microsemi-Vitesse Merger Junko Yoshida 3/20/2015 Post a comment Microsemi Corp. will acquire Vitesse Semiconductor Corp. for $389 million to focus on “communications semiconductors.” On horizon is the MIPS vs. ARM conflict as the two companies use two diverging processor cores of their product lines.
Smart Glasses Go To Work Rick Merritt 3/12/2015 Post a comment Epson, Google, Sony and others are seeking traction for their smart glasses among business users, according to exhibitors at an event on wearable devices.
Apple Watch: Time Will Tell Rick Merritt 3/11/2015 Post a comment Apple showcased significant software and hardware engineering behind its new Watch and Macbook, but the products don’t establish new categories.
Are You Ready for June's Leap Second? Bill Schweber 3/9/2015 Post a comment The divergence between atomic- and astronomical-based timekeeping shows up again this year with the addition of a leap second; though it sounds like a modest correction, it can have serious consequences.
VR is New Reality at GDC Rick Merritt 3/5/2015 (1) comment Oculus, Sony, Google and an open source project showed virtual reality offerings at the Game Developer Conference where analyst Jon Peddie sized up the traditional games hardware market.
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